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Havoc at Home Bargains as 'disrespectful' youths refuse to leave

Havoc at Home Bargains as 'disrespectful' youths refuse to leave

Thu 16 Sep 2021

POLICE were called to a discount shop in Maltby last night after reports that youths were "causing havoc" and disrespecting staff and customers.

  • New fire brigade strikes condemned

    New fire brigade strikes condemned

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS have announced another raft of strike dates in protest against shift changes and a threat to sack 744 crew members—but there will be no walkout on Bonfire Night.The new dates, which start at midnight on November 10 (next Tuesday), were a

  • Ronnie looks to cup to boost Millers

    Ronnie looks to cup to boost Millers

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM United manager Ronnie Moore seeks an FA Cup tonic for his team's faltering league form when they take on non-league Wealdstone on Sunday.The Millers were booed off by disgruntled supporters at Don Valley Stadium at the weekend after playing out a

  • MoD plea over parcels for soldiers

    MoD plea over parcels for soldiers

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    CHRISTMAS gifts and goodwill parcels for frontline soldiers should be sent via two nominated charities says the Ministry of Defence.The public’s generosity at Christmas has threatened to swamp the system and delay  mail from family and friends o

  • Firefighters douse plan blaze

    Firefighters douse plan blaze

    By on Tue 03 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS were called to clear a hostel of smoke after a pan fire broke out early last night Residents were evacuated at around 8.50pm after fire broke out in a kitchen and the building, on Queen Street, East Dene, became severely smoke-logged. A team o

  • Maggs signs in at Lane

    Maggs signs in at Lane

    By on Tue 03 Nov 2009

    FORMER International Kevin Maggs has kicked off his coaching career at Rotherham Titans - but head coach Craig West says he won't drop straight into playing action.Maggs, who spent an influential two months at Titans last season, has returned to the club -

  • Witness plea over fatal M1 accident

    Witness plea over fatal M1 accident

    By on Tue 03 Nov 2009

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 65-year-old man died in an accident on the M1 motorway.The pensioner's Skoda Fabia hatchback had come to a halt in the inside lane of the southbound carriageway, half a mile after junction 33, when it was struck b

  • Chris named Rotherham's Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Chris named Rotherham's Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    YOUNG businessman Chris Wright has been named Rotherham’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009.Chris (22) launched his own company, IT Desk, in 2006 after becoming interested in information technology while studying for his GCSEs.His company offers sm

  • Railway walk invitation

    Railway walk invitation

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    PARTICIPANTS in a special railway walk taking place this weekend are promised extensive views across the Don Valley along the route.People have the chance to put their best foot forward on the walk on November 7, which will start from the Chapel on the Bri

  • Free classes to improve workers' fitness

    Free classes to improve workers' fitness

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    EMPLOYEES in the Dearne Valley are being offered free fitness classes to promote a healthy lifestlye.The 25-week course is being run by Dearne Valley Sports, in conjunction with Rotherham Primary Care Trust and is available to people of all ages and abilit

  • Man dies in M1 tragedy

    Man dies in M1 tragedy

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 65-year-old man was killed on the M1 motorway.The pensioner, believed to be from Sheffield, had pulled his car onto the hard shoulder of the southbound carriageway, near to junction 33, when it was struck by a van

  • Masbrough man rescued after falling down chimney

    Masbrough man rescued after falling down chimney

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    A MAN who was seen walking along the roof of a terrace houses sparked a two-hour rescue operation after he fell down a chimney.Witnesses told how the man, in his thirties, had been walking along the row of properties on St. John’s Avenue, Masborough,

  • Driver trapped in van smash

    Driver trapped in van smash

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS had to prise open the doors of a van to rescue the driver after it it hit a lamppost and wall.The crew from Mexborough were called to the incident, on Lime Grove, Swinton, at around 8pm last night, and were forced to pull the driver&rsquo

  • Race for Life smashes target

    Race for Life smashes target

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    THE organisers of this summer's Race for Life in Rotherham are delighted that the event smashed its target.The Cancer Research UK fund-raiser, held at Herringthorpe playing fields on July 5, has so far brought in £151,585 for the charity—well e

  • Railway walk

    Railway walk

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    A NINE-mile railway walk starting in Rotherham is being held on Saturday. Walk promoter, Stuart Parker, of the Ramblers' Association said: "It will start from the Chapel on the Bridge, and will be an interesting linear walk along public footpaths

  • TRAFFIC UPDATE: M1 delays clear

    TRAFFIC UPDATE: M1 delays clear

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    Traffic is reported to be flowing normally again after delays between junctions 31 (Aston) and 30 (Barlborough) caused by an accident earlier today.